How to make your own media
Lorna Stephenson and Adam Cantwell-Corn on running a local media co-op

Revolutionary rehearsals
Lorna Stephenson looks at theatre groups giving a voice to the voiceless – and making social change happen in the process

Squat rot: plans to extend squatting ban
Last September squatting in residential properties was criminalised. Now there are calls to extend the ban to commercial properties. Lorna Stephenson reports

If they can do it, we can too – cleaners get organised
Lorna Stephenson and Emma Hughes report on cleaners’ success organising against poverty pay

Care in crisis
Lorna Stephenson reports on how cuts are hitting elderly care – and what the newly privatised sector looks like

Able to fight: How disabled people are taking on the Tories
As the Paralympics open, disabled people are facing an onslaught of cuts. But as Lorna Stephenson discovers, disabled activists are a force to be reckoned with

Nothing to do, nowhere to go – how cuts hit kids
As the summer holidays approach, Lorna Stephenson investigates the impact of cuts on playschemes and youth centres

Jordan Valley: To exist is to resist
Lorna Stephenson reports on a grass-roots campaign group challenging the Israeli occupation in the Jordan Valley

Shack fightback: Bandile Mdlalose on Abahlali baseMjondolo
Bandile Mdlalose talks to Lorna Stephenson about Abahlali baseMjondolo, a radical poor people’s movement in South Africa

‘The government may have trampled over democracy but people will still be squatting’
Lorna Stephenson and Emma Hughes meet SQUASH, the squatters’ action group who have been ignored in the anti-squatting media furore

Soaked in blood
Lorna Stephenson reviews The Devil’s Milk: a social history of rubber by John Tully

Surviving the royal wedding
Lorna Stephenson passes the sick bag as the press fills up with right royal rubbish

Cyber-activism
Lorna Stephenson explores the perks and pitfalls of virtual organising

New radicals
Lorna Stephenson looks at the US ‘Tea Party’ movement